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  • SpaceShipTwo broke up after tail feathers moved


    ​Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo telemetry data has offered a vital clue to investigators searching for the cause of the fatal 31 October crash while the wreckage appears to rule out an engine or fuel tank malfunction.


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  • Russian delivers final US-bought transport helicopter to Afghan army


    ​Russia has delivered the last of 63 Mi-17 transport helicopter purchased by the US Defense Department on behalf of the...


  • Embraer rolls out first US-assembled Super Tucano


    ​Embraer North America and Sierra Nevada Corp. on 25 September rolled out the first A-29 Super Tucano light attack...


  • Sierra Nevada fields ARGUS-IS upgrade to Gorgon Stare pod


    ​The US Air Force is now operating a powerful airborne imagery sensor called the Gorgon Stare Increment 2 pod, allowing...


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  • ANALYSIS: NTSB will have no quick answers after Virgin Galactic crash

    News | 06 Nov 2014 12:52 | Stephen Trimble

    Structural failure – not a faulty rocket motor – has quickly emerged as a key focus of the investigation into the 31 October crash of the Scaled Composites SpaceShipTwo that killed a test pilot and launched a new crisis for Virgin Galactic and the nascent suborbital space tourism industry.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-NTSB-will-have-no-quick-answers-after-Virgin-Galactic-crash-405675/
  • SpaceShipTwo broke up after tail feathers moved

    News | 03 Nov 2014 05:16 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo telemetry data has offered a vital clue to investigators searching for the cause of the fatal 31 October crash while the wreckage appears to rule out an engine or fuel tank malfunction.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SpaceShipTwo-broke-up-after-tail-feathers-moved-405526/
  • Russian delivers final US-bought transport helicopter to Afghan army

    News | 31 Oct 2014 19:42 | Dan Parsons

    ​Russia has delivered the last of 63 Mi-17 transport helicopter purchased by the US Defense Department on behalf of the Afghan National Army.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russian-delivers-final-US-bought-transport-helicopter-to-Afghan-army-405511/
  • Sierra Nevada bids to keep Dream Chaser alive despite NASA non-selection

    News | 02 Oct 2014 11:32 | Dan Thisdell

    Sierra Nevada Corporation last week launched two bids to keep alive its Dream Chaser lifting-body spaceplane project, which suffered a blow in September when NASA cut it from its Commercial Crew programme in favour of seven-person capsules being developed by Boeing and SpaceX.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sierra-Nevada-bids-to-keep-Dream-Chaser-alive-despite-NASA-non-selection-404379/
  • Embraer rolls out first US-assembled Super Tucano

    News | 25 Sep 2014 16:04 | Dan Parsons

    ​Embraer North America and Sierra Nevada Corp. on 25 September rolled out the first A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft produced outside Brazil.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Embraer-rolls-out-first-US-assembled-Super-Tucano-404148/
  • Alaska to start seasonal Las Vegas-Mammoth Lakes flights

    News | 18 Aug 2014 17:44 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Alaska Airlines will launch new seasonal flights between Las Vegas and Mammoth Yosemite airport in California on 15 January, 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Alaska-to-start-seasonal-Las-Vegas-Mammoth-Lakes-flights-402796/